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What to Eat in Dublin

Ireland's economic revival in the 1990s was accompanied by a culinary renaissance of new, sophisticated restaurants that ditched meat and potatoes for more lively European cuisine. Now in Dublin you'll find a great mix of medium- to high-price range restaurants, which offer an astounding diversity of options. The best restaurants are found south of the Liffey, but you should be prepared to pay well for a meal. Dublin restaurants include a high value-added tax on dining.

For cakes, pudding, tarts, tea and more, recent travelers highly recommend you visit Queen of Tarts, a Dublin bakery on Dame Street. But if it's an entire Irish meal you're after, try the traveler-recommended L'Ecrivain for its delicious menu and intimate ambiance, perfect for a romantic dinner. Meanwhile, foodies should check out the contemporary Chapter One in the Rotunda neighborhood. Other cuisines, such as Thai, Asian fusion and Indian, are very popular, too; recent travelers especially praise the Indian restaurant, Veda, in Cabinteely Village. 

Find the Best Restaurants in Dublin

  • #1
    Tang Cafe
    #1 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 308 reviewsTripAdvisor (308)
    $ | Cafe, European, Healthy
    23c Dawson Street, Dublin D02 PW18 Ireland
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  • #2
    Mulberry Garden
    #2 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 789 reviewsTripAdvisor (789)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    Mulberry Lane Donnybrook, Dublin 04 Ireland
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  • #3
    Bloom Brasserie
    #3 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1672 reviewsTripAdvisor (1672)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Wine Bar, Central European
    11 Baggot Street Upper Dublin 4, Dublin D04 HN92 Ireland
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  • #4
    The Stage Door Cafe
    #4 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 650 reviewsTripAdvisor (650)
    $ | Cafe
    11 Essex Street East Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #5
    Lavanda Restaurant
    #5 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 126 reviewsTripAdvisor (126)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Fusion, International
    31 North Brunswick Street Stoneybatter, Dublin D7 Ireland
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  • #6
    Chapter One
    #6 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2252 reviewsTripAdvisor (2252)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8 Ireland
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  • #7
    Boco Bar + Oven
    #7 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 200 reviewsTripAdvisor (200)
    $ - $$ | Pizza, Pub, Gastropub, Central American
    57 Bolton Street, Dublin D01 CK40 Ireland
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  • #8
    Lemon and Duke Bar
    #8 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 716 reviewsTripAdvisor (716)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Duke Lane Corner of Lemon St and Duke Lane, Dublin D02 YK71 Ireland
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  • #9
    Richmond Restaurant
    #9 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 217 reviewsTripAdvisor (217)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    43 Richmond Street South Portobello, Dublin D02 X499 Ireland
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  • #10
    Mr Fox Restaurant
    #10 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 336 reviewsTripAdvisor (336)
    $ - $$ | International, Central European, Irish
    38 Parnell Square West, Dublin Ireland
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  • #11
    Dax Restaurant
    #11 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 903 reviewsTripAdvisor (903)
    $$ | French, European, Contemporary, Healthy
    23 Pembroke Street Upper Dublin 2, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #12
    Lovinspoon
    #12 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 268 reviewsTripAdvisor (268)
    $ | Irish, Cafe, European
    13 North Fredrick Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #13
    Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant
    #13 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1300 reviewsTripAdvisor (1300)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
    Fishamble Street ChristChruch, Dublin Ireland
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  • #14
    Murphys Ice Cream
    #14 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 649 reviewsTripAdvisor (649)
    $ |
    27 Wicklow Street,, Dublin Ireland
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  • #15
    F.X. Buckley
    #15 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2930 reviewsTripAdvisor (2930)
    $ - $$ | Steakhouse, Irish, European
    2 Crow Street Temple Bar, Dublin D02 N228 Ireland
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  • #16
    Offbeat Donut Co.
    #16 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 119 reviewsTripAdvisor (119)
    $ | Cafe
    Pearse Station Westland Row, Dublin DUBLIN 2 Ireland
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  • #17
    PHX Bistro
    #17 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 805 reviewsTripAdvisor (805)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European
    12 Ellis Quay Smithfield, Dublin D7 Ireland
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  • #18
    El Grito
    #18 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 176 reviewsTripAdvisor (176)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American
    Merchant's Arch Crooke park, Dublin D02 Y921 Ireland
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  • #19
    Gerry's Coffee Shop
    #19 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 255 reviewsTripAdvisor (255)
    $ | Irish, Cafe
    6 Montague street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #20
    The Vintage Kitchen
    #20 of 3,101 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1895 reviewsTripAdvisor (1895)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Soups
    No 7 Poolbeg Street, Dublin Ireland
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